How David Beckham Became Football’s First Truly Global Brand
Though many players of the nineties and noughties were at least as iconic as Beckham, and some more talented, ‘Golden Balls’ broke the corporate mould like no other. Here’s how he ceased to be a footballer and became a brand instead.
Why Are People So Obsessed With New Soccer Kits?
Despite the fact that kit launches are little more than PR stunts and the strips themselves are increasingly generic, the circus which surrounds the arrival of new kits still thrives. Why are we still interested?
The Somaliland National Soccer Team Needs Recognition More Than Acclaim
In representing a country that remains unrecognized by the international community, the Somaliland national team are making a statement both on and off the pitch.
Trying To Get Our Heads Around Mark Bosnich’s Nazi Salute At White Hart Lane
While most people remember Bosnich as the cherubic goalkeeper with the stonking cocaine habit, his most controversial moment in football is often overlooked or ignored.
Introducing Enfield Town, England’s First Fully Fan-Owned Club
In between the footballing titans that are Arsenal and Tottenham, there is a lesser-known North London club which better appreciates the value of its supporters. In fact, they own the place.